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Q: In Tooele, Utah, can they hold someone in jail for more than 72 hours; and discount 48 hours over a weekend, and no holding charge?
Todd Alan Peterson
Todd Alan Peterson answered on Oct 9, 2013

Under Utah Rules of Criminal Procedure Rule 7, individuals arrested without a warrant must have a probable cause determination made within 48 hours, not counting weekends. However, this determination can be made by a judge without actually having the defendant in front of him/her so in a lot of... Read more »

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